Ari M. Heffron, MD - , Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon City, OR

Provider Bio

Ari Heffron, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN physician and surgeon at Women's Healthcare Associates in Oregon City, Oregon.

About the Provider

Dr. Heffron enjoys forming relationships with patients and their families and is grateful to share in the range of emotions that occur during life’s most important milestones. He enjoys all aspects of pregnancy care, and is also interested in preconception counseling, contraception and minimally invasive surgery. He recently moved to the Portland area with his wife, young son and Labrador Retriever. He enjoys cooking, gardening and woodworking.


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2016


  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University, 2012

  • Internship:

    OB/GYN, Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University, 2009

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2006

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Boston College, 2002


  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (31)
  • Patient Comments (21)

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.9 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.8 out of 5

The thoroughness of the visit?

4.8 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.8 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

5 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

5 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.9 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.7 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.8 out of 5

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.8 out of 5
  • 03/03/2024

    Dr Heffron is amazing and has always made me feel empowered in my healthcare

  • 03/01/2024

    They are able to explain to you in a way you understand and provide you with all the material you need. Very competent and diligence in doing their work

  • 03/01/2024

    Dr Hefron was extremely helpful and knowledgeable which translated well the nurse was also very pleasant and helpful.

  • 01/12/2024

    Great at explaining all the things

  • 12/15/2023

    Dr. did excellent/carring job

  • 12/08/2023

    He always "hears" what you have to say. Very good listener and communicator.

  • 10/06/2023

    Dr. Ari Hefron is a very attentive and thorough physician.

  • 09/22/2023

    He’s always friendly caring and honest!

  • 09/08/2023

    Everyone was great

  • 07/28/2023

    I was really impressed!

  • 05/19/2023

    My doctor was amazing!! I felt heard for the first time in a long time. The staff were so courteous and treated me with such compassion. The time spent with me was above and beyond. Thank you for such excellent service.

  • 02/20/2023

    Great “bedside manner” great with patient.

  • 01/27/2023

    I was very impressed with Dr. Heffron and the care he took explaining things to me!

  • 11/11/2022

    Excellent, excellent provider!

  • 11/11/2022

    Dr. Heffron is THE best.

  • 09/20/2022

    I am 47 years old and this is the first time I ever felt that a OBGYN actually cared about what I needed and wanted in my treatment

  • 09/10/2022

    Dr Heffron is top notch - hold on to him...

  • 08/26/2022

    Dr. Heffron was very professional and thorough. He explained everything thoroughly and made me feel at ease in a stressful situation. Highly recommend him. A+

  • 08/18/2022

    Just a real nice doctor!!

  • 08/15/2022

    Dr Heffron was a very good explainer and super patient with me.

  • 08/09/2022

    Dr. Heffron is the best dr. I have EVER seen- Wush had him for primary care

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